Veteran balloonist is among those eyeing solar updraft towers as an alternative to traditional panels.
Chile's Atacama Desert is as eerily beautiful as it is barren, hot, and dry. Yet this seemingly inhospitable patch of Earth might be the perfect host for a different kind of solar energy, one that has nothing to do with photovoltaic panels.
February 12, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, in partnership with the World Environment Center (WEC), is pleased to announce open registration for the first Pathways to Prosperity in the Americas Innovation Challenge today, February 12, 2014.
A group of community representatives from El Corral, Chile were recently invited to participate in Barrick Gold’s community water monitoring program, part of the company’s on-going efforts to promote transparency at the Pascua-Lama project. The community members took samples from different monitoring points along El Carmen River and then delivered the samples themselves to an independent, accredited laboratory in Santiago for testing.
School Feeding Programs in Zambia Help Improve School Attendance While Meeting Nutritional Needs
Kansas City, MO, December 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Representatives from schools in Lusaka, Zambia, gathered at a joyful ceremony in Kanyama to thank Children International and Children International sponsors for the assistance their students have received through the School Feeding Program.
It’s not often that I get to meet with hundreds of passionate students who are eager to learn! That was the scene at the Cisco Networking Academy Student Day this week in Chile, which was an incredible chance to meet students and instructors and speak about their future careers in technology.
October 21, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The construction of wharf facilities in Coliumo, Chile – a $2.5 million project funded by Freeport-McMoRan – marks the much-anticipated next chapter for some 420 small-scale fishermen who depend on the amenities for their livelihood.
Santiago, Chile, October 16, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC) announced today at the Annual National Conference on Olive Oil in Chile the successful completion of a U.S. Department of State funded project to expand the sustainable development commitments of the Chilean Olive Oil industry by reducing energy and water consumption, minimizing waste and raw material usage and lowering operating costs. Dr. Terry F. Yosie, WEC’s President and CEO, presented the final results of the project at the Conference.